Ephorbiaceae - spurge family
Sole species that grows without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 30 March 2017)


Euphorbiaceae - spurge family

Mount Desert Island is home to 1 species in 1 genus. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Euphorbia (1 species)
      Euphorbia cyparissias - cypress spurge (uncommon [see note 1 at bottom of page])




Euphorbia (spurge)
[information to be added]

Euphorbia cyparissias (cypress spurge) [information to be added]
   
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Note:
   1. Frequency designations are from the paper “Vascular flora of the Acadia National Park region, Maine” by Craig W. Greene, Linda L. Gregory, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in the spring 2005 issue (vol. 107, No. 930) of Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club.